Articles by Lilly Wimberly

Thousands march against Israeli “security” measures at al-Aqsa Mosque

“It is undignified and we will not allow that”

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26 July 2017

What is government doing about Cape Town’s water crisis?

There are a number of projects underway, but it’s not yet clear if it’s enough


18 July 2017

Metrorail’s smashing relationship with cars

“It will be fixed” says Metrorail – but it’s not clear when


12 July 2017

Community organisations locked out of Hanover Park civic centres

City says it is part of a process “to regularise the use of community facilities” in the area


5 July 2017

Gupta-owned company demands R10 million for defamation

Re-Action Consulting’s claims about Optimum were widely known and probably true

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3 July 2017

Homeless people evicted from disused property in Cape Town city centre

Evictees claim they improved the place while their neighbours describe it as a “den of prostitution, crime, and drugs”

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28 June 2017

UWC activists agree on demands but not methods

Exam disruption sets off student backlash


23 June 2017

“Stop looting our shops” demand immigrants

Asylum seekers take their grievances to Parliament


20 June 2017

Number of police in Western Cape declining

And further cuts to police force nationally are on the way


15 June 2017

Cable theft blamed for Metrorail failure

Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Transport appeals to commuters not to burn trains

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13 June 2017

Cape Town gets clinic for sex workers

Facility aims to provide health care to people who are often stigmatised in the state system


12 June 2017

Dozens of Hout Bay homes severely damaged in Cape storm

Some shacks that were rebuilt after the fires earlier this year blew down

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7 June 2017